Bangkok, Thailand. 5 October, 2016. – As part of its growth strategy to introduce its brands across Asia-Pacific, leading international hospitality management company, ONYX Hospitality Group, announces the signing of a partnership agreement with Tang Charoen (TCR) Group Co., Ltd. to manage three Amari hotels in Lao People’s Democratic Republic. This agreement will mark ONYX’s market entry into Laos with the first property set to begin operations in 2017.
The Amari property in Vang Vieng is due to welcome its first guests in 2017 while the other two properties in Vientiane and Pakse are both scheduled to open in 2020. Amari’s signature Amaya Food Gallery, Breeze Spa and creative meeting venues will be featured in each property.
Commenting on the project, Peter Henley, President and CEO of ONYX Hospitality Group said, “Laos is emerging as one of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing destinations, with the ongoing introduction of new flight routes and tourism infrastructure enhancements. We are excited to enter this market with not one but three Amari properties as part of our continuing regional expansion plans. We look forward to a successful collaboration with Tang Charoen Group to bring Amari to life in this market.”
Thai-based ONYX Hospitality Group currently manages 63 properties; 22 projects are under construction; and aims to reach 81 properties by the end of 2018. These three hotels will be added to the Group’s growing Amari portfolio, which presently consists of 14 operating properties and another eight under development.